Housing and Community Officer

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Housing and Community Officer

  • Post Date:May 28, 2021
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  • Career Level Officer
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 5-10 Years
Job Description

Shurugwi Town Council is inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill in the following position which is vacant in Council.


This is a senior position reporting directly to the Town Secretary and needs someone who is mature, qualified, experienced, responsible and capable of dealing with jja diverse community.


  • To ensure the efficient management of the department’s various sections including Solid Waste, Housing, Health, Community Services, Parks and Gardens and Municipal Police Sections through the respective Section Heads.
  • To ensure financial control and undertake budget preparation for the Department
  • To prepare monthly reports on delegated issues for submission to Council and annual reports for the Department
  • To ensure that the department’s staff are properly supervised
  • To plan and manage the Council’s Housing Stock and Land Bank
  • To maintain the Housing Waiting List


  • A Social Science, or Equivalent Degree from reputable University
  • At-least 5 years’ experience of Senior Management preferable in a Local Government fraternity
  • A relevant Master’s Degree is an added advantage
  • Membership of a recognized Professional Institution
  • A clean Class Four Driver’s License
  • Sound appreciation of the Legislation that govern Housing and Environmental Management
  • Mature individual, at least 30 years of age, with clean record of service and high integrity

Applications citing the position ref together with a detailed curriculum vitae and certified copies of certificates should be forwarded on or before 30 May 2021 to:
The Town Secretary 
Shurugwi Town Council 
P O Box 125 

Or send via the email [email protected]

(Applications send through the email should be referenced with the position ref, should observe the closing date and all documents should compressed to one document as attachments)